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South Bend, IN

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.south-bend.in.us/

Population:
107789 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1823

County:
St. Joseph County

Founded 1823 by trader Alexis Coquillard. Became the county seat of St. Joseph County in 1831, incorporated as a town in 1835 and as a city in 1865.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Indiana University South Bend
1916
University of Notre Dame
1842

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Studebaker National Museum
1966

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jeremy M. Boorda
Military
26-Nov-1939 16-May-1996 Chief of Naval Operations, 1994-96
John Bromfield
Actor
11-Jun-1922 18-Sep-2005 U.S. Marshal
Charles Butterworth
Actor
26-Jul-1896 14-Jun-1946 This is the Army
Chad Everett
Actor
11-Jun-1936 24-Jul-2012 Dr. Joe Gannon on Medical Center
Al From
Activist
31-May-1943   Founder, Democratic Leadership Council
Lloyd Haynes
Actor
19-Sep-1934 1-Jan-1987 Pete Dixon on Room 222
Lambert Hillyer
Film Director
8-Jul-1889 5-Jul-1969 Dracula's Daughter
Les Horvath
Football
12-Oct-1921 14-Nov-1995 Winner, 1944 Heisman Trophy
Jeremy Leven
Film Director
1941   Don Juan DeMarco
Clarence D. Long
Politician
11-Dec-1908 18-Sep-1994 Congressman from Maryland, 1963-85
Dale Messick
Cartoonist
11-Apr-1906 5-Apr-2005 Comic strip Brenda Starr
Dean Norris
Actor
c. 1963   Hank Schrader on Breaking Bad
Kenneth Rexroth
Poet
22-Dec-1905 6-Jun-1982 Disenchanted beat poet
Timothy J. Roemer
Politician
30-Oct-1956   9-11 Commission member
George Seaton
Screenwriter
17-Apr-1911 28-Jul-1979 Miracle on 34th Street
Jules Stein
Business
26-Apr-1896 29-Apr-1981 Founder of MCA
Frank Sullivan, Jr.
Judge
1950   Justice, Indiana Supreme Court
Michael Warren
Actor
5-Mar-1946   Bobby Hill on Hill Street Blues
Ronald Weiser
Diplomat
7-Jul-1945   US Ambassador to Slovakia, 2001-04
Eric F. Wieschaus
Scientist
8-Jun-1947   Embryonic development of fruit flies

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Gipp
Football
18-Feb-1895 14-Dec-1920 Win one for the Gipper
Leon Hart
Football
2-Nov-1928 24-Sep-2002 Winner, 1949 Heisman Trophy
Ed Healey
Football
28-Dec-1894 9-Dec-1978 Hall of Fame Tackle, Chicago Bears
Edward Sorin
Religion
6-Feb-1814 31-Oct-1893 Founder, University of Notre Dame



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